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Triple Play For Marauders In Loss; Curve Can’t Catch Up

Triple Play For Marauders In Loss; Curve Can’t Catch Up

Erie SeaWolves  7,  Altoona Curve  6[ box ]The Curve found themselves in an early hole, and came close to digging themselves out of it -- but fell short.  The game began with Erie putting up 4 runs in the top of the 1st.  Curve starter Bryan Morris struck out the first batter he faced, then gave up a triple, a walk, and an RBI single, followed by a 3-run homer, to give Erie a 4-0 lead.The Curve answered with a run in each of their first two at-bats.  2B Brock Holt and CF Starling Marte started the bottom of the 1st with back-to-back walks.  SS Jordy Mercer's fly out let Holt tag up and advance to third base, and Holt scored on LF Quincy Latimore's RBI ground out.  3B Jeremy Farrell led off the bottom of the 2nd with a single.  He moved to second base on a ground out by DH Jose Hernandez, and RF Brad Chalk walked.  Holt's single drove in Farrell.  Chalk tried to score from first base, but was thrown out at the plate.  That cut ...

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